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DOCHERTY-HUGHES MP: TORIES CAN’T BE TRUSTED TO LOOK AFTER OUR PENSIONERS

Martin Docherty-Hughes, MP for West Dunbartonshire, has hit out at the UK Tory government for cuts to pension credit eligibility which could see older people in Scotland out of pocket by up to £7,000 per year. From today (15th May), … Continue reading

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PUPILS HELP RAISE OVER £1,000 FOR WEST DUNBARTONSHIRE CHARITY THE LEAMY FOUNDATION

West Dunbartonshire’s MP Martin Docherty-Hughes has handed over a donation of more than £1,000 to local charity The Leamy Foundation following the success of his annual school Christmas card competition. The local MP visited West Dunbartonshire-based charity The Leamy Foundation … Continue reading

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CLYDEBANK POST COLUMN – 8 MAY 2019

Scotland’s largest political gathering took place last weekend at the SNP Spring conference in Edinburgh. It was great catching-up with so many people from across Clydebank and West Dunbartonshire as we look towards Scotland’s future with confidence. With the Westminster … Continue reading

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FOREIGN SECRETARY PLEDGES SUPPORT FOR FAMILY OF JAGTAR SINGH JOHAL

Martin Docherty-Hughes, MP for West Dunbartonshire, has welcomed assurances given by the Foreign Secretary to the family of Dumbarton man Jagtar Singh Johal who has been incarcerated in India for more than 500 days. SNP MP Martin Docherty-Hughes described a … Continue reading

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MARTIN RAISES CONCERNS OVER MOD’S USE OF TOXIC PAINT IN MILITARY VEHICLES

Martin Docherty-Hughes, MP for West Dunbartonshire, has hit out at UK government Ministers after it was revealed that the Ministry of Defence (MoD) is still using cancer-causing chemicals in the servicing of military vehicles. Responding to parliamentary questions lodged by … Continue reading

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PM MUST USE BREXIT EXTENSION TO PUT EU MEMBERSHIP BACK TO THE PEOPLE

West Dunbartonshire’s MP Martin Docherty-Hughes has said the Prime Minister should “stop wasting time” and reiterated calls for the issue of EU membership to be put back to the people. The SNP MP said that Theresa May must use the … Continue reading

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MARTIN BACKS CAMPAIGN TO RAISE AWARENESS OF PARKINSON’S DISEASE

Martin Docherty-Hughes, MP for West Dunbartonshire, is backing a major charity campaign to shine a spotlight on Parkinson’s, to improve understanding of and change attitudes towards the condition. Parkinson’s UK Parkinson’s Is campaign, which launches on World Parkinson’s Day (11 … Continue reading

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DUMBARTON REPORTER COLUMN: 9 APRIL 2019

As I write this column I’ve just returned from another busy week at Westminster. The deadlock over Brexit continues, meaning MPs are being required to spend more hours in parliament away from our constituencies. With further key votes expected, it’s … Continue reading

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